Prof. Raimundas Rukuiža, a scholar from the Agriculture Academy of Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania visited the University of Peradeniya during 26 October to 2 November 2019 under Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program.
On 29 and 30 October 2019, Prof. Rukuiža conducted a workshop on “Advances in Tribology and Material Engineering” at the Department of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. The workshop was organized by the International Affairs Office together with the Department of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering, University of Peradeniya.
During his visit, he also met with Deans of the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Agriculture to discuss possible research collaborations with the two Faculties.
A meeting was also held between members of industry and some academic staff members of the Faculty of Engineering to discuss possible research collaborations between industry and academia.